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How Alex Made An App That Got 80k+ Users In 1 Month

02/09/2023

The Story

  • In summer 2016, Pokemon GO took over the world. Alex saw a need for an app to figure out where certain Pokemon were, so he and a friend quickly created a Yelp-style crowd-sourced app tying Pokemon to locations (pulled from the Yelp API). Alex worked on the Android app, and the friend owned by back-end.
  • The app immediately saw immense traction, going from a few dozen to a few hund